Tag Archives: Software Deployment

The Twelve-Factor App Applied to PHP

If you develop web apps, I encourage you to check out The Twelve-Factor App. This is an excellent resource for anyone building and deploying software-as-a-service. PHP has great support for many of the twelve-factors. I want to take a look at specifically how each factor may be applied to a PHP application. I. Codebase “One [...]

Vermont Code Camp

This year’s Vermont Code Camp will be on Saturday, September 11th, 2010 at Kalkin Hall on the University of Vermont campus. Last year’s event was a big success with 85 attendees and 19 sessions and this one promises to be even bigger and better! The second annual Vermont Code Camp will be a full day [...]

TEK·X Day Two

It’s hard to believe tomorrow is the last day of TEK·X. Where did the time go? Today started with Matthew Schmidt’s 10 Developer Trends in 2010. He talked about agile development, browser standards, AJAX, security vulnerabilities, RIAs, touch interfaces, key/value stores, version control, cloud computing, and dynamic languages. While not a bad keynote, the topics [...]

TEK·X Day One

Day one of TEK·X here in Chicago got off to a great start with Josh Holmes’ Lost Art of Simplicity keynote. I agreed with pretty much everything that Josh had to say. As software developers, we’re often all too eager to start building a complex solution to what may be a simple problem. Following are [...]

Phing Build Script

I’ve been experimenting with using Phing to automate building and deploying web applications. I want to share one of my build scripts and perhaps get some feedback from anyone with more experience using Phing. The requirements for the build script are fairly simple: It will not handle deployment. This particular web application is deployed by [...]